Naturally Distant Vacations
The outdoors are here for you. When we spend time in nature, we discover beauty, find moments of clarity, and experience the excitement of new adventures, no matter how close to home. The door to your next adventure is waiting to be opened at Tennessee State Parks.
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When you're in Tennessee, you're never more than an hour away from a Tennessee State Park. So let's start exploring! This guide provides an overview of what Tennessee State Parks has to offer. With thousands of acres to explore, waterfalls to discover, and unique accommodations to spend the night, let us help you discover your first or next adventure.
There's a lot of things to see at Tennessee State Parks! That's why we've pulled together a list of five adventures that we think everyone should take in Tennessee. Each of these adventures can support a wide range of physical abilities, and each could be done in a weekend trip.
There are plenty of great places to explore in Tennessee's outdoors. You just have to know where to look. Check out our recommendations for great parks to visit with cabins, lodges, and campsites to visit even when other state parks are full.
The Lodges at Tennessee State Parks are wonderful places to retreat from the ordinary. They provide the perfect balance of on-site amenities - like hotel rooms and dining - with the space and outdoor adventure you would expect to enjoy in a state park.